#UK Government

  • Article: Boris Johnson Is Under Fire for 'Misleading' Claims About Child Poverty in the UK

    Boris Johnson Is Under Fire for 'Misleading' Claims About Child Poverty in the UK

    By Helen Lock|July 31, 2020

    Real lives are at stake, and inaccurate information only hinders progress. Read more

  • Article: Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’  Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    By Helen Lock|July 1, 2020

    The PM says he wants to “build back greener” but activists say it’s a missed opportunity. Read more

  • Article: Death Rates From COVID-19 Higher Among BAME Britons: Report

    Death Rates From COVID-19 Higher Among BAME Britons: Report

    By Helen Lock|June 3, 2020

    The report has sparked anger and frustration for not setting out concrete steps for change. Read more

  • Article: How UK Aid Is Promoting Hand Washing Around the World to Fight COVID-19

    How UK Aid Is Promoting Hand Washing Around the World to Fight COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|April 8, 2020

    The £100 million programme aims to reach up to a billion of the world’s poorest people. Read more

  • Article: Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending
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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    It could move UK aid away from poverty alleviation in favour of the UK's own interests. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?
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    Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    Boris Johnson announced UK aid will support low-carbon alternatives instead. Read more

  • Article: Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 12, 2019

    The government has insisted fracking is "off the table." Read more

  • Article: We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary

    We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2019

    Your 450 personal messages will be invaluable in pressuring the government to step up on this issue. Read more